East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EALA: Hansard Editor Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EALA: Hansard Editor Vacancies


Main purpose of the Job:

  • The Hansard Editor is the overall in charge of the Hansard department who will control and manage the department for effective and efficient discharge of producing accurate and timely Official

  • Report (Hansard) of the proceedings of the East African Legislative Assembly and of the Committees.

  • He/she is responsible for the entire report production process from Recording of the proceedings to Editorial, printing, publishing, Publication and Reporting.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement departmental strategies, programmes, policies and procedures for the department.

  • Identify departmental activities for funding, prepare budget proposals and make work plans for the department.

  • Produce accurate and timely Official Report of the Assembly in Plenary and that of Committees, recorded in audio format.

  • Transcribe audio recordings using a word processing programme.

  • Disseminate reports to designated recipients by printing and distributing hard copies and publishing the Reports on the web.

  • Provide technical support to staff of EALA outside plenary and Members of the Assembly in the areas of research, documentation and dissemination of information.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management from time to time.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Master’s Degree in Mass Communication; Linguistics or a related field or equivalent in the related field;

  • A minimum eight (8) years’ experience in a Court or Parliamentary environment three (3) of which should be senior level.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Good command of the English language,
    Good understanding of parliamentary rules of procedure, high typing speed, good interpersonal skills, good conceptual, analytical andreport writing skills.
  • S/He should be computer literate.

    Eligibility for applications:

  • Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

    Terms and Conditions of Service:

  • The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

  • This position is subject to the application of the Quota System .

    Fringe Benefits:

  • The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

    Education Qualifications:

  • All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State.

  • This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

  • All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

    Relevant Working Experience:

  • Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

    Equal Opportunity:

  • The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

  • EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :


    The Secretary General

    East African Community

    P. o Box 1096

    Arusha - Tanzania.

    Tel: +255 27 2162100

    Fax: +255 27 2162190

    E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org

    Website : www.eac.int

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